Agile Web Development with Scrum: A User Experience Based Approach Using Linguistic Metamodel

  • Daniel Antonio Midena AguillarEmail author
  • Plinio Thomaz AquinoJr.Email author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10918)


In this work it is proposed an approach based on user experience design for the agile development of web-based software, using the language metamodel. The main motivation was the observation of evidences, in market studies and papers from other researchers, of proportional differences between the usage of agile methods versus methods based on user experience design. This research proposes an approach for the development of web applications using SCRUM, based on UX design, offering the metamodel as a tool to tackle communication problems during this process. The experiments were done in academic and industrial contexts in order to validate and check viability/applicability of the proposed approach: In the academic context, workshops were made for the practical application of the developed approach and information regarding the experiment was collected by means of questionnaires. It was demonstrated that the proposed approach may be viable and may be applied in contexts where it is possible to adopt all stablished recommendations and principles so that the integration between SCRUM and UX happens. It was also used as a facilitating tool, for the integration process, the linguistic metamodel to permeate all existing communication processes, reducing communicational noise related to omission, generalization and distortion of information.


UX design SCRUM Linguistic metamodel 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Instituto de Pesquisas Tecnológicas de São PauloSão PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Centro Universitário FEI – Fundação Educacional Inaciana Pe. Sabóia de MedeirosSão Bernardo do CampoBrazil

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